Pan's Labyrinth ★★★★½

Whimsical fairytale horror that knows how to pull at your emotions. I loved the blend of escapist mythology against the unforgiving war. At first I wasn’t sure how this was developing but once everything started coming together or more accurately falling apart, I was completely invested. 

I’ve been missing out on most of Guillermo del Toro’s movies and I should really start giving them all a watch since this a beautiful masterpiece. The episodic adventure among the drama and action is not only thrilling but a comforting relief.

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